Old Forge Farm

Old Forge Farm (HM3WQ)

Location: Hagerstown, MD 21742 Washington County
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N 39° 39.989', W 77° 38.984'

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The main block of this house was built in 1762 by Ceorge French. In 1764, it was purchaed by the Hughes family and was Daniel Hughes' home until his death in 1818. He added the wing to the east. Hughes and his borther Samuel were iron manufacturers and owned a number of iron furnaces and forges in the area. Antietam Forge, later called old forge, produced nails and was located on Antietam Creek below the house. Daniel Hughes was an ardent patriot, a colonel in the Revolution, and one of the first county commissinoers. This house is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
HM NumberHM3WQ
Series This marker is part of the Maryland: Washington County Historical Advisory Committee series
Placed ByWashington County Historical Advisory Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 2:18am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 272707 N 4394097
Decimal Degrees39.66648333, -77.64973333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 39.989', W 77° 38.984'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 39' 59.34" N, 77° 38' 59.04" W
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Area Code(s)301, 240
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 20704-20820 Old Forge Rd, Hagerstown MD 21742, US
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